John was nine years old. He was not a very good pupil. He
did not like doing his homework, but he liked playing game 1.__________ with his little friends in his free times. When he did his homework, 2.__________ he always made a lot of mistakes. Then one day, John’s math teacher 3.__________ went over his homework and saw that all his answers were wrong. 4.__________ He was surprising instead of being pleased. He called John to his 5.__________ office and asked him to explain what happened. “You got all 6.__________ your math questions right this time, John. Did anyone helped you?” 7._________ In fact John’s father often helped him with his lessons,and that evening, 8.__________ he was not able to, because he was at home, So John answered, 9.__________ “No, Sir, my father was busy last night, so I have had to do it all by myself.